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Aug 9, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, to nsa leaker edward snowden. the president also took time to bash republicans for threatening to shut the government down over obama care, a threat by the way that no leadership republican has actually ever made. and stock markets took it on the chin with their first down week since june. the dow was down 233 points overall for the week but consumer credit ratios are the best in 33 years. china is stabilizing. and even europe is looking up. and coming back home, why is it that hollywood celebrities continue to rampage against natural gas fracking. the evidence proves they are wrong. and they are costing blue collar jobs especially in new york and california and do we really need this socialist 101 movie that's coming out tonight? i guarantee you it bombs. all those stories and much more live coming up on "the kudlow report" beginning right now. >>> good evening everyone i'm larry kudlow. president obama held a news conference to announce new steps to prevent abuse of the nsa surveillance program. nbc news' own steve handelsman joins us now with all the details. good evening, steve. wh
CNBC
Aug 16, 2013 7:00pm EDT
post" shows the nsa surveillance program has illegally gathered information on americans more than 2,000 times. president obama's soothing words about this ringing hollow. the dow has wrapped up its worst week of the year what did you look for or what do you look for on monday and the rest of next week for your monday. we'll get some very specific checkpoints. bust first it was another day of deadly violence in egypt. let's go to cairo where richard engel is there for us tonight. >> reporter: bill, the muslim brotherhood had been calling for a dave rage and that's certainly what we saw today. it began with a protest of a few thousand people in ramsey square by the train station right in the center of cairo. but just after a couple of hours there was protests became riots, fires were lit. exchanges of gunfire between the protesters and the security forces. and then as the day progressed about 100 people were killed in this demonstration. but what i think is most disturbing while that death toll alone in a city of 18 million is disturbing enough is the way this country seems to be divi
CNBC
Aug 1, 2013 7:00pm EDT
to nsa leaker edward snowden. next month's summit in russia still go on? can the white house let this happen without any response? all those stories and much more coming up on the "kudlow report" beginning right now. >> good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is the "kudlow report." first up tonight, very strong start for stocks this month. the dow and s&p closing at record highs. by the way, it's the first time the s&p has closed above 1,700 points. with yesterday's dovish fed statement, you got solid earnings this quarter and some positive economic data with today's jobless claims. are we in the perfect climate for stocks? we never are but we have to ask our distinguished experts. first up, dennis gartman and we have ed bartowski. i want to go to my pal dennis gartman. you know better than i do, there's never a perfect scenario. when you think everything is perfect, it's not perfect. i wanted to ask you as you see the world, where's the fly in this ointment going to come from? >> well, i guess, larry, the fly in the ointment, though i'm not convinced there is one is rate
CNBC
Aug 9, 2013 3:00pm EDT
information about the nsa, but we can go further. so at my direction, the department of justice will make public the legal rationale for the government's collection activities under section 215 of the patriot act. the nsa is taking steps to put in place a full-time civil liberties and privacy officer and released information that details its mission, authorities, and oversight, and finally, the intelligence community is creating a website that will serve as a hub for further transparency, and this will give americans and the world the ability to learn more about what our intelligence community does and what it doesn't do, how it carries out its mission, and why it does so. fourth, we're forming a high-level group of outside experts to review our entire intelligence and communications technologies. we need new thinking for a new era. we now have to unravel terrorist plots by finding a needle in a haystack of global telecommunications, and meanwhile, technology has given governments, including our own, unprecedented capability to monitor communications. so i'm tasking this independent group
CNBC
Aug 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
in their closing arguments. plus, after being stranded for more than a month, nsa leaker edward snowden has left the moscow airport. the question is where is he going now? we'll get the latest when "squawk on the street" comes back. in today's markets, a lot can happen in a second. with fidelity's guaranteed one-second trade execution, we route your order to up to 75 market centers to look for the best possible price -- maybe even better than you expected. it's all part of our goal to execute your trade in one second. i'm derrick chan of fidelity investments. our one-second trade execution is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> we do have a new issue at the exchange, american homes, i think it's amf is the sticker symbol, of course -- amh, sorry about that, which is looking at the rental market. priced at the low end of the range and is trading lower by just a touch here at 15.96, i think priced at 16. we'll keep our eye on that. but overall some of the housing names are truly either in a short squeeze or respo
CNBC
Aug 12, 2013 7:00pm EDT
at the latest story about how the dea is providing information to the nsa interc t intercepts and are being told to lie to federal judges about it. you cannot have law enforcement functioning where they are told it's okay to lie to a federal judge about how a case got started. this has got to stop. >> so what should be done instead? >> the number one rule has to be when you're looking at a federal judge, you tell the truth. if you can't follow rule number one, nothing else matters. >> why isn't that so obvious? joe? >> it's not so obvious because we've come a long way over the last 30 years where law enforcement has obtained huge amount of power to investigate and responsibility has not been commensurate with it. >> this is a much bigger story than whitey bulger. guys we're going to have to you back, there is a great discussion. there's a lot more there. joe, mitch, great to you have on. now it's the video of the day. this is a florida resort getting swallowed by a sinkhole. could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. yep, everybody knows that. well, did you know some owls aren
CNBC
Aug 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
at black cat. the head of nsa was also here today, chief alexander, giving a speech to this group. they want to reach out to the private sector, reach out to the hacker community. we caught up with him in the hallways after his speech, and we asked him what he thought should happen to edward snowden? >> do you think edward snowden should be able to come back and face charges here? >> i do. absolutely. >> what do you think will happen to him? >> that's up to our judicial process. i think he'll get justice. >> you think you want the russians to let them go? >> absolutely. absolutely. i think there is more to the story. >> just like we're talking days in which they're allowing edward snowden to stay in russia. they'll be giving him a one-year visa. he'll be able to stay while his application is pending. guys, they are talking about this story here. there is an undercurrent of sympathy for snowden at this conference. a lot of division of opinion as well. back to you guides. >> i'm sure there is. thank you so much, aman. >>> the ranking member of the house means committee is here today
CNBC
Aug 1, 2013 2:00pm EDT
back. it was a big story today. nsa leaker edward snowden has left the moscow airport and is now living in russia. we'll get to the ramifications this has on u.s.-russia relations in just a second, but first he's live with the biggest hacker conference in the year. he's looking for where the next snowden leak could come from. what do you have for us? >> this is one of the biggest hacker cybersecurity conferences ever, and as you know, edward snowden has been the number one topic at this conference. everybody trying to figure out where the next snowden hacker will come out of. a lot of them are independent cyber hackers and intelligence experts. but we talked to the organizer here who said that in his view, the next snowden will not necessarily come out of the government. take a listen. >> maybe edward snowden is the tip of the iceberg, but i'm waiting for the facebook leaker or the amazon or google, some other search engine, somebody that has more data than we understand that they have. >> so that's it, is the next hacker going to be coming out of google or facebook or one of these priv
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 7:00pm EDT
peter king and other people from the intelligence community and the nsa and so forth, people are saying this is the most chatter that we've picked up since 9/1,1 actually since before 9/11. what does that mean? >> i think there are three points that need to be. one, clearly the presidential campaign of barack obama was false in saying that al qaeda was degraded two, the speech in may declaring the war on terror over was wrong. three, after benghazi, they don't want to keep the same mistake to keep americans in harm's way. four, as wes indicated, we've got good intelligence, but this is a tough, difficult business of engaging in this war on terror. the administration is taking the right kind of precautions. but we have to hold our breath and we have show we're not disengaged and that is a pattern that has to change with the u.s. government over the last couple years. >> peter brooks, is the government of pakistan or at least the secret service of pakistan giving al zawahiri all kinds of comfort and help and you think they're giving him resources for his campaign against the united states
CNBC
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
% of two-thirds of the world that the nsa could then watch? what is 75% of two-thirds. if we had two thirds of the world connected and we could watch -- we're not going to miss anything, are we? we'll talk about that story later. especially in our executive edge. i wanted to ask you quickly, kayla, how is your memory? is it good? was it a quarter -- was it one quarter where goldman sachs didn't have a losing day in the enron account, a quarter or a year? >> a quarter. >> a quarter. >> i don't think anyone has done it in a full year. >> how many days are in a quarter? like 90, but not trading days. they make money mostly. $100 million. lloyd was at dinner last night with -- they had an $800 bottle of wine instead of $1500 bottle of wine, which is why scott cohn is here, which is why eric holder is after these guys. attorney general eric holder says that he expects to announce what he calls significant matters related to the 2008 financial crisis. he made his comments in an interview with the wall street journal. senior correspondent skcott coh is here to tell us what holder may be referring
CNBC
Aug 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
and the beginning issue here is about the nsa data and that is when senator paul went ballistic and chris christie went ballistic back. so after iraq, after afghanistan, after, after, after. we've got syria, we have iran and egypt right now. does a senator rand paul who is more from the libertarian isolationist wing, does he make a little bit more hay on this than say a john mccain or chris christie wants him to? >> clearly, rand paul and chris christie are both very talented public servients. these are both men who can provide leadership on these issues and this is the kind of debate that i am confident to have in the hands of people like this. we really do want -- you don't want to answer the question. >> they're the kind of guys -- >> i want to see if they both come and campaign for you. after that non-answer you should have christie and you should have senator paul campaign with you. keith boynkin, who will win this battle? >> not the nan hayworth battle, but the battle with the party. >> i think right now the libertarians and they're wing. chris christie is not even a part of that. you have p
CNBC
Aug 7, 2013 3:00pm EDT
, of course, in response to mr. putin taking in nsa leaker edward snowden, but as the president stands up to a global bully, a warning that it could come at great cost. we'll have that story, too. >> the developments keep coming from russia. >>> let's look at wall street as we approach the final hour. the dow is now down about 51 points, as we can see. it is bouncing off of the lows, reached really in the morning hours. we are looking at a decline of 52 points. we'll check the nasdaq, where we're seeing declines there, down 11 points. 3,654. the s&p 500, looks like a similar chart pattern across the board here, bouncing off of the lows on stand & poors, down about 6 points at this hour. >> who else, but bob pisani on the floor all day with the traders. bob, will we have this three-day losing streak, or will we turn around in the next hour, the final, the most important, and often the most wild? >> reporter: we don't seem to have the energy to pull it off. but 53 points is not far. it could easily happen. i'll tell you the major story what i'm impressed with is the federal reserve. in the
CNBC
Aug 7, 2013 4:00pm EDT
about the nsa leaker edward snowden and that russia granted him asylum he told leno he would go to the summit next month then clar fied he will go but he will not meet with putin one on one. it is clear why. so what is the fallout? well, there has been bipartisan move in washington but some bloggers are taking shots. it said that obama did not refuse to meet with putin because of human rights violations in russia but rather because of rights violations in the united states. another from a pro putin newspaper, russia strictly speaking does not care. what can we expect from obama's visit anyway, a second reset? the first one failed. who even remembers the first one. this is just the latest from an emboldened and combative russia under putin. he seems to be in there for life. he poked america's eye by taking in snowden by on all things we really need russia's cooperation. he consistently takes the opposition of the united states. he has banned american couples from adopting russia babies. so far the only reaction from our government has been to cancel the meeting. you have to belie
CNBC
Aug 7, 2013 7:00pm EDT
to president putin, that's the past. and we've got to think about the future. >> criticism of the nsa, meanwhile, the peak with snowden in russia has subsided a bit with the revelation that the u.s. government intercepted top al qaeda leaders talking about a plan or at least their hope for some kind of a terrorist attack probably this week, probably in yemen. at camp pendleton today, the marine base in california, president obama told marines, we, meaning americans, don't get terrorized. >> i want to take special time out to salute all our brave diplomats and tireless intelligence and military personnel. >> quick update on what's going on out there. yemen claim it is broke up a plot that says it would have had al qaeda take over one or more of the petroleum and fishing ports manned by foreigners. if it's true, it would have been a scary attack. president obama has stepped up drone attacks in yemen to try to keep al qaeda off balance. larry, they would have discussed this had there been a summit next month between president obama and putin. but it's put off. some lawmakers like you her
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 4:00pm EDT
me liptic curve cryptography, and this is something very important, the nsa licenses it for the government communications. i think when we talk about blackberry as an enterprise play, that's not the only thing they have here. they have really great security technology, which, yes, microsoft could leverage, but it could be a valuable thing for google, for yahoo! for nokia, for any one of the companies. i'm not sure nokia could acquire it here. >> right. >> there's a lot more behind the surface here in blackberry than we're really thinking about if we just look at the phones and the playbook. >> all right. i'm hanging on till the light goes out for the last time, if that's what happens. thank you both for your thoughts today on blackberry. appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> we've got a lot of stories we're covering today. more on carl icahn announcing he's got a big position in ap e apple. he's already spoken to ceo tim cook. the stock during the regular session was up about 4%, almost 5%, having one of the best days of the year. it continues a little bit higher here in
CNBC
Aug 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
about benghazi and the irs and the nsa, and they've suspended the debt ceiling in february and they learned their lesson and they'll stop yapping about legitimate rate and shutting down the government and all of that stuff and they'll guide into a classic midterm election where they'll make gains in the senate and gains in the house and then they'll go into a classic presidential election in 2016 when history teaches us that pretty much, every two terms the white house changes party. it is the gop's term and it is president christie's turn. all they have to do is shut up for the next three years and that is their policy. they know that. that's not bullish this year, that is so bullish for 2016. >> okay. 2016. >> but jim muriel, i'll just say this. we'll have a more detailed discussion of obama care and the republicans' fiscal policy later in the show, but i'll say this. no shutdown means you will have an orderly situation come this fall. that's got to be good. >> boehner and cantor will not want to fiddle with the debt ceiling and that's got to be good. you know what else,
CNBC
Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. this after defending them for months. all in response, i think, to nsa leaker edward snowden. the president also took time to bash republicans for threatening to shut the government down over obama care, a threat by the way that no leadership republican has actually ever made. and stock markets took it on the chin with their first down week since june. the dow was down 233 points overall for the week but consumer credit ratios are the best in 33 years. china is ab
CNBC
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
with them before and the ramifications of this, just transcend just the nasdaq. with implications in the nsa and everything else going on, the market, the personal, the corporate and the national security it's only as good as the weakest electronic link. and i would love you to straighten them out once again. and help us all. >> well, if it's hacking, then i know that the bad guys are always one step ahead of the good guys. there are some great companies involved in trying to solve the problems. i spoke with meg whitman about it and the hackers are very, very smart. i think it would be fine if they said, listen, it could be hacking. just anything. just get in front of the cameras and you tell us, so we don't think it's a complete mickey mouse operation run by no one. which is what it seems like today. mark in colorado, please? >> caller: hello, how are you? >> all right. how are you? >> caller: not too bad. gme. >> okay. they have a very strong -- they had a reported great quarter this morning, stock was up 4 bucks. a lot of people are betting against it and i thought it wouldn't go higher,
CNBC
Aug 7, 2013 1:00pm EDT
to meet one-on-one with president vladamir putin of russia. this comes after russia granted former nsa worker edward snowden asylum for one year. eamon javers live in washington with the consequences of this action. eamon? >> hi, tyler. well, can you tell that the relationship between president putin and president obama has gotten increasingly awkward in recent month. just look at the body language of their most recent meeting, the two men sitting some distance apart. putin though not looking very happy to be on a stage with obama and obama not happy either. this is what the white house had to say today in their statement. they said russia's disappointing decision to grant edward snowden temporary asylum was also a factor that we considered in assessing the current state of our bilateral relationship. now, that's why they cancelled this summit, but last night talking to jay leno on "the tonight show" the president said there are areas where the united states can still work together with rush, despite the recent unpleasantness. >> a lot of what's been going on hasn't been major breaks i
CNBC
Aug 19, 2013 4:00am EDT
of contention in this election campaign? >> well, not at all. it's all about domestic issues. the nsa scandal is, of course, one of the issues discussed here. but european or euro crisis matters don't -- are not discussed at all among politicians. angela merkel tries to downplay it, of course, because that little bit of topic can spill over quite a bit of insecurities to her election campaign because there's, of course, rumors that after the election we'll hear the whole truth about the size of the problem in greece and we'll see a new haircut. but so far both parties, as well the social democrats. steinbruck was saying there won't be any new -- the christian democrats are saying there's no reason we should speculate about that. so european politics are nonexistent here. >> that's really interesting. thank you so much for that. >>> let's get back to zane brown, fixed economic strategist at lord abbott. what is the biggest risk emanating from the german elections? >> well, i think everybody will be quite comfortable. global investors will be comfortable with angela merkel. and any change from tha
CNBC
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
by a number of issues, not the least of which the asylum for former nsa contractor edward snowden. the president can selling a one-on-one meeting with vladmir putin. find out how these strains could play out in the market. there is your new morning yahoo logo update. they said they will change their logo every single day for 30 days. so tomorrow's will look different. >> just so i know the chance, they're not going to show us the one they are picking until the last day. >> that's right. >> so everyone that you see we should hate just because we a have to? >> although, maybe they're going to throw the winner in, by the way. i think yesterday, you said the newia hologo is actually google. "squawk box" is back after this. golden opportunity sales event and choose from one of five lexus hybrids that's right for you, . . >> wow, welcome back. take a look at the futures. dow futures are now up about 85 points from fair market value. they continue to climb, people feeling better about things as we go. china numbers were out before the numbers started moving. either that or people are sta
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Aug 16, 2013 6:00am EDT
states. both are restricted by law and executive order. the post received the documents from former nsa contractor edward snowden earlier this summer. >> this is the -- i have to say, this is one of the first articles i read which has changed my view again on this whole thing. i don't know if you remember, i went from thinking hero with snowden originally. and then when i thought the preside p.r.i.s.m. program was overstated, i was less enamored with what we were hearing, because i thought it had become overstated. and now i'm anxious all over again. if this is all really true, i say hero again. >> i don't know i go to hero on that position with this. i still think this is a position where in this case he is putting americans at risk. but if you look at some of the issues that are behind this, in one case they confused the 202 area code in washington, the 20 that is the country calling code for egypt. so they ended up picking accidentally a lot of things. the point is it is a human agency and there will be mistakes from time to time. i would be interested to hear if some of these were m
CNBC
Aug 19, 2013 9:00am EDT
and other things that are pressing on a national security basis, more revelations about the nsa as well. he's got a very economic, heavy agenda as he comes to back to washington. congress is still out. he meets with the whole array across the government of regulators about trying to keep pace with implementation of dodd/frank, only 40% of the regulations are done. volcker rule is most important, trying to get that done by the end of the year. the president has also got speeches in upstate new york to press his agenda for a middle out economy. that is not likely to go too far with republicans but he's trying to soften up the ground for the fiscal debates this fall. the president has the selection of ben bernanke's successor on his plate now. aides say that won't come until the fall. larry summers is a leading contender, so is janet yellen and there may be dark horses as well. the president is focused on economic issues to the ex ten he's not distracted by egypt and he's hoping that congress will notice, as they're back home at their town meetings, kelly. >> john, a lot of attention around th
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